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Forum: Life after FIRE 07-20-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,818
Posted By USK Coastie
Another Spokanite weighing in. Lived in Spokane...

Another Spokanite weighing in. Lived in Spokane for 35 years then moved 50 miles north to the river. Four seasons Snow usually from just after Thanksgiving until middle of February. Average is...
Forum: FIRE Related Public Policy 05-04-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,004
Posted By USK Coastie
Comrades,Comrades India and China are the...

Comrades,Comrades
India and China are the worlds biggest polluters and will not be required to reduce emissions under Kyoto treaty. All of the EU countries that signed on to this farce have failed...
Forum: FIRE Related Public Policy 04-16-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,693
Posted By USK Coastie
Rattner is working for less than $500k/yr right?...

Rattner is working for less than $500k/yr right? That is the new max compensation allowed by BHO for any CEO who's firm has received a federal bailout.:whistling::whistling::whistling:
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-02-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19,090
Views: 1,652,138
Posted By USK Coastie
Got up at 0700 and looked out at the 3" of snow...

Got up at 0700 and looked out at the 3" of snow that fell overnight >:(>:(>:(. Guess there wont be any equivocating on the news about how the Spokane area broke the all time snow accumulation record...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-30-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,114
Posted By USK Coastie
Hey Rich a little off topic but... Have given any...

Hey Rich a little off topic but... Have given any consideration to a super C RV? Most are built on a Kodiak chev 5500 chassis while almost all the rest are on and International truck Chassis. The...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-30-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,130
Posted By USK Coastie
96 but I've been retired for 20 months....

96 but I've been retired for 20 months. :angel::angel::angel:
Forum: FIRE Related Public Policy 03-30-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,693
Posted By USK Coastie
Comrades Comrades, an Old quote, "As GM goes, so...

Comrades Comrades, an Old quote, "As GM goes, so goes the nation." I sure do hope that quote is wrong at this time. I wonder what part of the economy our government will try to "fix" next. Whatever...
Forum: FIRE Related Public Policy 03-23-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,933
Posted By USK Coastie
Comrades,Comrades, Where is John Gault? Barney...

Comrades,Comrades, Where is John Gault? Barney sure reminds me of the politicos from Atlas Shrugged. Funny how life imitates art.:greetings10::greetings10::greetings10:
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-23-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,174
Posted By USK Coastie
Billy/Akaisha and others we're headed to...

Billy/Akaisha and others we're headed to Manzanillo on Friday for two weeks. Any must see/do things in the area? We'll have a car for the whole time so getting around shouldn't be a problem. We are...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-01-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,145
Posted By USK Coastie
Wheel congrats on your freedom!!!!! Loose the...

Wheel congrats on your freedom!!!!! Loose the wrist watch if you haven't already all you need to know is Dark = Night and Light = Day and what day of the week only matters for shopping on days where...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-24-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19,090
Views: 1,652,138
Posted By USK Coastie
Yesterday spent 6 hours on the tractor widening...

Yesterday spent 6 hours on the tractor widening our private road on one side!! With our snow totals (we have 36-40" on the ground the road was only 10-12' wide. It is usually that wide the middle of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-13-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By USK Coastie
So a rhetorical question or two for all. Will...

So a rhetorical question or two for all. Will Congress give big oil a bailout because their obscene profits have dropped? And will Congress still proceed rapidly with a "Real Energy...
Forum: Other topics 11-20-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,770
Posted By USK Coastie
02 - 105000 03 - 51000 Toys 67 - 18000? ...

02 - 105000
03 - 51000
Toys
67 - 18000?
68 - 69000?
Forum: Other topics 10-20-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,611
Posted By USK Coastie
We've received our mail in ballots. I'll probably...

We've received our mail in ballots. I'll probably fill mine out in the next week or so. The county I live in went to a mail in ballot only, four years ago as a cost reduction measure. There are no...
Forum: Other topics 10-18-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By USK Coastie
Then again it could be because that orb seen in...

Then again it could be because that orb seen in the sky when its light out is not putting out as much energy. August 2008 the month without sunspots. First time since they have been keeping records...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-18-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By USK Coastie
Having done HVAC for 20 years my recommendation...

Having done HVAC for 20 years my recommendation is KISS. The Fed's recommendations are right on. This piece of equipment heats your dwelling if it fails, it will be when it is COLD outside. The more...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-16-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,218
Posted By USK Coastie
If they calculated the inflation as they did...

If they calculated the inflation as they did before 1982, todays inflation rate would be 12 -15 %:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-12-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By USK Coastie
Just make sure the soup was not canned in China...

Just make sure the soup was not canned in China !!!!!;D;D
Forum: Other topics 10-06-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,005
Posted By USK Coastie
1840 - 1850 Damascus wound shot gun my great...

1840 - 1850 Damascus wound shot gun my great great grand father gave his son to protect the plantation when he went off to the civil war. Also a barometer from the same period worked good until the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-03-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,726
Posted By USK Coastie
Now that GWB has signed this piece of trash I...

Now that GWB has signed this piece of trash I welcome all of my fellow comrades to the Socialist States of America, (followed by he former Soviet Union National Anthem).:p:p:p:p:p:p

This is...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-02-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By USK Coastie
I'll bet if you go to one and be vocal they"ll...

I'll bet if you go to one and be vocal they"ll ask you not to come back. Especially the annuity workshop.;D;D;D;D;D;D;D;D
Forum: Other topics 09-29-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,839
Posted By USK Coastie
The one thing I noticed from your Pics is the TP...

The one thing I noticed from your Pics is the TP relief line is plumed kinda different. Most are plumed to discharge to the floor. Restricting the discharge of the relieff valve can turn your water...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-22-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,893
Posted By USK Coastie
Read an article on Fox yesterday aftrenoon that...

Read an article on Fox yesterday aftrenoon that preported that as of Thursday morning if the Fed had not interveined we were only 500 trades from completely freezing market liquidity and collapse of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-19-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,535
Posted By USK Coastie
Well at least my MIL's Lehman Bonds will be in...

Well at least my MIL's Lehman Bonds will be in good company. It seems Pelosi and Kerry had a few 100 thousand to a couple of million $$$ in Lehman along with 50 or so members of Congress.:(:(:(:(:(
Forum: Other topics 09-18-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,014
Posted By USK Coastie
When we built here on the river in '04 we put in...

When we built here on the river in '04 we put in a 15KW Generac generator and Auto transfer switch. Ours runs on propane as no nat. gas in the area. They come from the factory set up for nat gas. I...
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